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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Koekkoek, Barend Cornelis


Winter landscape
1838
Oil on canvas, 62 x 75 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Koekkoek, Barend Cornelis (1803 - 1862)
Dutch landscape artist.
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek came to be known during his lifetime as the “Prince of Landscape Painting” and was by far the most applauded landscapist of his time and regarded as the founding father of Dutch romantic landscape painting.